English 9

English 9

English 9
Mrs. Rawlins – Room 204

440-466-4831 Ex 4000 or michelle.rawlins@genevaschools.org



Journal 1 - give yourself 10-15 minutes to write - make sure I get  your word count


Textbook Scavenger Hunt 


Read The Cost of Survival pages 126-127 - answer the Launch Activity Question on page 128.  You must pick a side and give evidence to support your claim.

Order of Events Review Handout


Finish the Order of Events Handout

Complete the Concept Vocab Handout for The Seventh Man - you must define the words on the back


Start your Frirs-Read Guide for The Seventh Man (copy the vocab list into the "Annotate" box)

Begin The Seventh Man -3rd period read pages 133-138 through paragraph 30.  4th period read pages 133-137 through paragraph 27 


Growth Measure Testing 


Finish SGM

There, They're, Their Quiz

Continue The Seventh Man  3rd Period read pages 138-141, paragraphs 31-45

                                                    4th period read pages 137-140, paragraphs 28-41

Continue annotating (taking notes) on your first-read guide - see a classmate for the in class notes for this guide 


Finish reading The Seventh Man, pages 140-144, Finish annotating your first-read guide; complete the "Respond" box by writing a summary of the story and finish the "Connect" box as well; complete questions #1-5 on page 145, you must restate the question in your answer 


Complete Comprehension Check Questions #1-5 page 145, Complete the Order of Events Seventh Man Handout, Complete the Character Analysis Handout 


Review Order of Events Handout and Character Analysis Handout - see me for a key, Complete the Seventh Man Test Review Handout (TEST TOMORROW) 


Turn in First-Read Guide, Test on "The Seventh Man", Complete the Punctuation reteach handout 


Survival Video:  To Build a Fire & Handout


Journal #2, give yourself 10-15 minutes to write about what you would do if you won 5 million dollars (make sure I get your word count),Chapter 1 Vocab Handout, finish survival film/handout 


Turn in word count for Journal #2, Turn in To Build a Fire Film Handout, Complete Chapter 1 vocab sentence check 1, complete the concept vocab handout for The Moral Logic of Survivor Guilt


Chapter 1 sentence check 2 vocab Quiz, Begin a first-read guide for The Moral Logic of Survivor Guilt (add the attached vocab to the handout), begin the story-read through paragraph six on page 155 


Chapter 1 Vocab Test , finish the Moral Logic of Survivor Guilt, read pages 155-157 (paragraph 7-> end), continue marking your first-read guide


Complete Chapter 2 Vocab Handout, Complete the Moral Logic of Survivor Guilt Punctuation Handout, Open book Quiz on Moral Logic


Complete Ch 2 Vocab Sentence Check #1, Finish Open Book/Note Quiz, and complete Moral Logic Test Review 


Journal #3, Review Open Note Test, Second reading of The Moral Logic of Survivor Guilt - add to your First-Read Guide for Connect box and summary box 


Chapter 2 sentence check 2 Quiz, finish second read of The Moral Logic of Survivor Guilt, finish summary on first-read guide, complete extra comprehension questions handout 


Vocab Test , extra comprehension questions for Moral Logic

24 September

Turn in First-Read Guide for Moral Logic of Survivor Guilt,Moral Logic Test, complete the Key to Disaster Survival Concept Vocab Handout

25 September 

Complete Ch 3 sentence check 1 handout, Finish the Key to Disaster Survival Media Vocab handout, Listen to the Key to Disaster Survival Media Clip 


Complete Journal 4-make sure I get your word count, read The Key to Disaster Survival Transcript handout, complete the questions for the handout 


Chapter 3 vocab quiz, finish and turn in questiond for The Key to Disaster Survival, get a copy of the Thesis statement info and complete a thesis statement that answers the question:  Should the narrator of "The Seventh Man" forgive himself for his failure to save K.?, fill in the claim and reason on the Argument Claim and Counterclaim Handout 


Chapter 3 Vocab Test, work on Argumentative Essay Claim Handout - fill in counterclaim statement and then work on finding evidence to support YOUR claim on side 1


Complete Chapter 4 vocab handout,  work on claim handout for argumentative essay, find 3 pieces of evidence to support your claim.  When you are done, complete the back of the handout and write the counterclaim (it is the opposite of your claim) you must find 2 pieces of evidence to support the counterclaim. Remember the evidence must be from the textbook, in a passage word for word.


 Complete Ch 4 vocab sentence check 1.  Work on claim handout for essay or the outline handout.  Find 3 pieces of evidence to support your claim.  When finished, complete the back of the handout and write your counterclaim, you must find 2 pieces of evidence to support the counterclaim. Remember, the evidence must be from the textbook, in a passage word for word.  Begin working on the outline handout. *You need to find 1 piece of evidence from “The Moral Logic of Survivor Guilt” to support your claim.  


Complete Journal 5 - make sure I get a word count, work on outline handout for argumentative essay, add you evidence from "The Moral Logic of Survivor Guilt." 


Complete the Chapter 4 vocab sentence check #2 open note quiz, work the argumentative essay outline handout 


Chapter 4 Vocab test, continue work on argumentative essay, should be ready to start typing today (see rubric for grading)


Argumentative Essay Work - Due Weds 10/10 


Argumentative Essay Work - should be typing final draft - due tomorrow by end of class 


Finish and "Share" your essay to my email:  michelle.rawlins@genevaschools.org 

11 October

 Complete the Multiple Meaning Words Handout AND the Concept Vocab Handout for “The Voyage of the James Caird.”  Begin the story, read pages 179 through paragraph 4 on page 180 


Review Argumentative Essay Feedback and grades, Complete Chapter 5 Vocab Handout, continue “The Voyage of the James Caird – read pages 180-184  


 Complete the chapter 5 sentence check #1; Finish “The Voyage of the James Caird.”  Read pages 184 to the end; complete the connect and respond boxes on your first read guide and see a classmate for the added notes 


Complete Journal #6, Complete Series of Events Handout, Complete the Text Questions handout for the James Caird 


Chapter 5 vocab sentence check 2 quiz, finish Text questions handout for James Caird, complete the Series of Events handout for the James Caird 


Chapter 5 Vocab Test, Open note Quiz on "The Voyage of the James Caird

22 October

 Chapter 7 Vocab handout, finish open note/book quiz on “The Voyage of the James Caird,” complete the Media Vocab handout for “The Endurance and the James Caird” 

23 October

complete Chapter 7 sentence check 1, complete media vocab for Endurance and James Caird images, Complete Text Questions for Endurance and James Caird images, complete the test review handout  


Test "The Voyage of the James Caird," turn in first-read guide, complete vocab for Life of Pi. 


Chapter 7 Vocab, open note, Quiz, Finish Life of Pi vocab, begin Lide of Pi page 203-208 (paragraph 25)


Chapter 7 Vocab Test, Finish reading Life of Pi, page 208- 210, Begin Life of Pi Text Questions Handout


Complete Life of Pi Text Questions and turn them in, Begin the Life of Pi Media Questions (complete as we watch film) 


Continue watching Life of Pi and continue answering questions on handout 


Continue Pi and qustions on handout 


Finish Pi movie and handout, turn in questions, Answer questions for Rachel's Challenge Pre 


Rachel's challenge assembly 


Answer the two intro video questions (you don’t need to watch the video to respond), take a copy of the Civil Rights Notes, Permission slips for Kent State Field Trip Due No later than Weds 


Get a copy of notes on Martin Luther King, Jr. Watch Documentary on Dr. King:  follow the link to video  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVbs0RVm6E8


 finish MLK, Jr. & Civil Rights video:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVbs0RVm6E8 , complete the Parallel Structure handout, see me or a classmate for correct answers, Complete the Concept Vocab handout for "I Have a Dream" speech - write 6 words and defintions on the back of the handout


Finish and turn in your concept Vocab Handout for "I Have a Dream"  Read the speech for Monday.  Field Trip to KSUA tomorrow! 


Field Trip KSUA 


Review Chapter 8 Vocab Words for this week-complete the multiple choice handout, read "I Have a Dream" speech page 261, begin questions for the speech 


Complete Chapter 8 Vocab sentence check 1, complete questions for "I Have a Dream Speech" , begin watching speech via YouTube:  



Complete Journal 7, turn this in when finished, finished "I Have a Dream" speech video, complete parallel structure handout for speech. 


Chapter 8 vocab sentence check #2, Begin the rhetorical devices chart for the "I Have a Dream Speech" 


Chapter 8 vocab test, continue work on "I Have a Dream" Speech Rhetoric Chart 


Thankful Journal (make sure I get a word count), Finish Rhetoric Chart for Dream Speech in groups, complete the Argument reteach Handout 


Get a copy of the Freedom Riders Argument Project (read and follow the directions for the assignment)  You must take notes on the Freedom Riders Assignment Note Sheet-use the link on the Freedom Riders Video link handout to catch up on the documentary for notes.  3rd period watch through 18:45, 4th Period watch through 20:50


Continue Freedom Riders Documentary, must keep up with notes while watching:  3rd Period watch through 56:07, 4th Period watch through 57:00 


Sandy Hook "It all starts with hello" Presentation in auditorium, Continue Freedom Riders Documentary  3rd Period stop at  1:06:51    4th Period stop at 1:06:00.  You must continue taking notes; you will be completing the written portion tomorrow in class. 


Continue Freedom Riders Documentary through 1:22:44.  Begin the written portion of the assignment.  Must compose 2 paragraphs for argument 


Finish Freedom Riders Argumentative Paragraph, complete the Concept Vocab for the Birmingham Letter (do not do Section B),, Copy the First-Read Guide Vocab onto a first-read guide for Birmingham Letter. 


Begin Dr. King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail, read page 271 through page 278 (paragraph 21).  You must take notes on your first-read guide.  Get the notes from the board or a classmate 


Complete Chapter 9 Vocab Words Handout,  Complete Law Journal, Continue Birmingham Letter, read pages 278-282


Complete Ch 9 Vocab sentence check 1,  read pages 282 to end


Reread Birmingham Letter, pages 278 to the end, add on notes to first-read guide-see a classmate or the board for added info 


Complete Ch 9 vocab sentence check 2 open note quiz, complete Questions handout for Birmingham Letter 


Chapter 9 Vocab Test, Birmingham Letter Argument Handout, Begin Dream Speech/Birmingham Letter Review 12/10


Complete Chapter 10 vocab words handout, finish Birmingham Letter & Dream Speech Test Review, First-Read Guides for Birmingham Letter Due tomorrow


Turn in First-Read Guide for Birmingham Letter, Birmingham Letter & Dream Speech Test, Ch 10 Vocab sentence check #1, Vocab for Remarks on MLK assassination 


Turn in Media Vocab for “Remarks on the assassination of MLK, Jr.” Complete the “Challenges” journal – make sure you give me your word count, Watch the video, “Remarks on the assassination of MLK, Jr.” and begin the questions for the video 


Complete Chapter 10 Vocab open note quiz, Finish questiond for "Remarks on the assassination of MLK, Jr.", complete Punctuation Review handout 


Chapter 10 Vocab Test, Review Punctuation Review Handout, Vocab for Unit 3 Poetry 

12/17Complete Poetic Structure Review Handout, Read:  "For My People," page 314-315 and "Incident" on page 316, 3rd period:  Complete the Text Questions handout for the poems.   4th Period complete questions 1-3 on page 317 for BOTH poems - if you were absent complete page 317 questions 1-3 for BOTH poems

Class PowerPoint's
You must take notes as you read . In the "annotate" box goes the vocab list from the download. In the "Notice"box list characters, setting, and events, in the "Respond" box you will write a summary of the story when completed, in the "Connect" box you will write down any other book, movie, TV show, game, or experience you can connect to what happens in the story
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